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Four Ways To Help Your Contractor Do Their Best Work

If you are planning renovations on your home, you might be working closely with a general contractor to plan your remodel. A contractor is there to see you through every step of the way, but ultimately he or she needs to be in charge of the project. It is important that you remember that contractors are professionals and want to provide you with the best work possible. Here are four things that you can do as a homeowner to help your contractor oversee a successful renovation. Read More 

How to Remodel Your Kitchen Cabinets on the Cheap

Remodeling kitchen cabinets is a smart remodel no matter how you look at it. It is a great upgrade if you plan on selling your home soon. It will help increase the value and desirability of your property. At the same time, if you remodel your kitchen cabinets, you will be able to enjoy an updated style and improved functionality. A full cabinet remodel is beyond the budget of many homeowners. Read More 

Tips For Dealing With A Cluttered Kitchen

Is your kitchen stocked to overflowing? Are your counters full of…stuff? Do you regularly buy more than you need? There's a good chance that you have a cluttered kitchen. Not only is it potentially dangerous, it's unhygienic and unsightly as well. Here's what you can do about it. Why and How You Should Unclutter Your Kitchen After a while, goods of all types only become sponges for bacteria and serve you no real purpose. Read More 

Four Ways To Open Up Kitchen Space During Your Next Remodel

If you are remodeling your kitchen, this will give you the chance to really work with your unique space. If your kitchen is on the smaller side, it is a good idea to incorporate space-defining features. Work to combine a few upgrades that will actually save space with tricks that give off the illusion of a larger kitchen. Here are four kitchen remodeling ideas that focus on opening up space. Read More 

Power Outages And Food Safety

When the power goes out, your first thought is to find a flashlight, but soon your mind turns to the lovely steak you purchased for the evening's dinner. How long can it and other foods safely stay in an unpowered refrigerator? The answer depends on several factors. Temperature Your food problems begin once your refrigerator's internal temperature reaches 40 degrees Fahrenheit. At that mark, most foods can only last for two hours before becoming unsafe to eat. Read More